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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is a nonprofit organization founded in 1926. The ARL is the state's largest animal shelter, serving over 19,000 animals each year from all corners of the state. With a focus on adoption, humane education, cruelty intervention, spay and neuter programs, and reuniting lost and found pets with their owners, the ARL is the greater Des Moines area's only shelter that never turns away an animal in need.

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Tips for Keeping Pets Safe in Winter Weather

posted 11/19/2014
Winter weather is here to stay. Here are some tips to keep your pets safe in cold temperatures. ...

Remembering Dr. Greg Berry

posted 10/30/2014
The ARL is profoundly sad to announce the loss of our long time staff veterinarian, Dr. Greg Berry, who passed away unexpectedly October 28 from a massive heart attack. ...

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